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An Afghan cricket player hits the ball during a local league game July 27, 2007 Kabul, Afghanistan. After the fall of the Taliban when the refugees returned from camps in Pakistan they came back having learned a new sport, Cricket. There are now leagues spread across the country playing in dusty fields. For the average Afghan team the equipment is cheap but the uniforms are not afforable so they play in sandals and their traditional shawal kamis. By Paula Bronstein/Getty Images.

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